|The Problem of HIV Stigma - AIDSvideos.org|
Phil Johnson, M.D. discusses the problem of HIV stigma. People who contract HIV or develop clinical AIDS are sometimes stigmatized, ostracized, or discriminated against. They have lost jobs, been abandoned by friends and family, and even murdered. There is no reason for this. People with HIV or AIDS pose no threat to those around them and should get sympathy, support, and medical treatment.
Keywords: hiv; aids; stigma; discrimination
|HIV/AIDS Travel Restrictions: Can You Get a Visa? - AIDSvideos.org|
Danny West is a trainer, coach, and leadership consultant, has been living with HIV for the past 24 years, and remains healthy today. Many countries restrict entry by people who are living with HIV. For example, to travel to the United States, Danny has to get a special visa waiver that declares he has HIV and requests permission to enter the United States. Other countries bar entry completely. Travel restrictions are one more issue that a person must think about when they are considering being ...
Keywords: HIV; positive; AIDS; visa; travel; restrictions; stigma; discrimination; study; exemption; Danny West; prevention; education
|HIV Stigma - AIDSvideos.org|
Cass Mann, an HIV-positive gay man and the founder of UKâs only gay menâs HIV/AIDS charity Positively Healthy (http://www.posh-uk.org.uk/), feels that ironically, it is often other gay men who most stigmatize gay men. They associate the gay identity with an AIDS identity, and they want to dissociate themselves from it. He experiences the deepest discrimination from people in the gay community who want nothing to do with an HIV positive person...
Keywords: HIV; AIDS; stigma; lipodystrophy; lipoatrophy; club; dark room; back room; park; alcohol; drugs; discrimination
|Ending Gender Inequality: A Key to Stopping HIV - AIDSvideos.org|
Becky Kuhn, M.D. explains how ending gender inequality will be a key step in the fight to stop the spread of HIV. Visit http://www.GlobalLifeworks.org and http://AIDSvideos.org to learn more. [Do you want to help prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS? Are you fluent in a language other than English? Then volunteer to translate this video into another language! Click http://AIDSvideos.org/translate.shtml to learn how you can help!!!]
Keywords: hiv; aids; gender; inequality; equal; rights; abuse; rape; stigma; discrimination; infidelity; marry; sex; culture